USICH is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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Upcoming Events for Preventing and Ending Homelessness

This page is updated weekly. It curates virtual and in-person events from our council member agencies and other organizations involved in our mission to prevent and end homelessness.<... Continue Reading →

Biden Administration Announces First-of-Its Kind Funding Opportunity for Unsheltered Homelessness

Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a first-of-its-kind package of resources for unsheltered homelessness and homeless encampments.  

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USICH Votes on National Goal to Reduce Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its second quarterly meeting of 2022 on Monday, June 13, to discuss the crisis of unsheltered homelessness and the Federal Strategic Plan... Continue Reading →

USICH Meets with California Congresswoman to Discuss Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

This week, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director Jeff Olivet met with Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán to discuss homelessness in California’s 44th... Continue Reading →

USICH Releases Principles for Addressing Encampments

Communities across the United States are facing a crisis of unsheltered homelessness. 

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Baltimore, Boise, Vermont Join “House America” to Address Homelessness Crisis

Several more states and communities recently joined House America, the federal-local partnership to address the nation’s homelessness crisis.

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What Other Cities Can Learn From Boston’s Public Health Approach to Homelessness

The rise of encampments has moved homelessness to the top of the list for local leaders.

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DOT Announces New Grants to Address Homelessness Through Transit Planning

This week, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $13 million in new grants that can help communities address homelessness through transit planning.

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Responding to the Growing Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness and Encampments 

Solving homelessness for people living unsheltered, in encampments, and in vehicles is one of the most challenging issues facing many communities. It was a public health crisis even before... Continue Reading →

HUD Doubles Funding for the Eviction Protection Grant Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced an additional $20 million for its Eviction Protection Grant Program, which doubles the amount allocated when it launched ... Continue Reading →